FICGinLA Work in Progress

The Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG) is pleased to announce the first annual Guadalajara Construye in Los Angeles at the 2014 FICG in LA.


FICG in LA and Guadalajara Construye in Los Angeles 1 invite Latino and Latin American emerging filmmakers living in the United States or Canada; as well as U.S. and Canadian filmmakers who are working on a feature narrative film with Latino or Latin American content to apply for Guadalajara Construye in Los Angeles 1, which will be held on September 4 and 5, 2014 during the Guadalajara International Film Festival in Los Angeles, FICG in LA.

Three feature fiction films seeking post-production funds will be chosen to screen for jury members and film industry professionals at FICG in LA. Guadalajara Construye in Los Angeles 1 is working to garner specific support for the post-production and commercial distribution of selected films. The awards will be announced in the coming weeks.

In addition, the winning project will automatically qualify to be considered for Guadalajara Construye 9, or for the Ibero-American Narrative Competition of the next edition of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG30) – March 6 - 15, 2015.

To participate, you must register online by creating an online profile, complete an application form and upload all the required documents and materials that reflect the experience and creative capacity of the applicant. The Selection Committee, composed of recognized industry professionals, will evaluate submissions.

The results of the selection will be publicly announced on August 19 at a press conference, and on the festival website

The application deadline is on July 21, 2014.

To request further information write to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.